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Du Tonc – Keep Movin’

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Du Tonc return with with their final single of 2016 and what a double header they’ve delivered. It’s also the first time they’ve released a b-side to a single.

The lead track Wonderland drops on 28th November 2016, but before that we’ve got the 80’s disco tinged synth pop powerhouse, Keep Movin’. The track was previously penned to be a stand alone single, but with so much new music written, they decided to end the the year with a rather large bang.

Keep Movin’ is driven along with another classic Matt Van Schie bass line. The track has a serious groove and one of the catchiest choruses in their discography. It’s another example of their effortless songwriting and unique sound.

Hot on the heels of Slow Down released in June 2016 (another Hype Machine Number 1 on the main chart), Keep Movin’ will be followed by the lead single Wonderland, a song both the boys describe as:

our favorite song we’ve written so far”.

Du Tonc are Matthew ‘Mighty Mouse’ Haymes and Matt Van Schie (of Van She fame). They met by chance in the infamous smokey Parisian basement that was Social Club. Their debut single Darkness shot them into the limelight and has since been featured in the Hollywood movie ‘Entourage’. They are former Hype Machine ‘ones to watch’ and have gained admirers far and wide in the likes of Mark Ronson, Flight Facilities, Tensnake, The Magician, Digitalism and Yuksek. In addition to their singles and mixtapes they’ve reworked the likes of Annie Lennox, Aaliyah and The Pixies to critical acclaim.

Du Tonc – Slow Down (Mighty Mouse Remix)

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It’s been a while since Mighty Mouse has come out of his hole with new music, but in his own inimitable way he delivers a beautiful slab of spaced out, analogue drenched disco, giving the original a slightly more club feel.

Further remixes come from newcomer Loci which you can listen to below. Keep an eye for Matt Van Schie’s blissed out version soon.

Slow Down has already gathered rave reviews, the original hitting number 1 on the Hype Machine Main chart. You can listen to the original in full HERE.

Mighty Mouse – Raspberries And Rum

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It’s been a while since Mighty Mouse has shared some original material, largely due to him being holed up in the studio working on Du Tonc.

But we’ve a new EP coming from him in July, and this is the third track off the EP. Raspberries and Rum is an analogue rich space inspired disco jam (apparently the centre of our galaxy tastes like raspberries and smells of rum).

The EP will showcase a diverse range of disco-inspired music, continuing his unique and eclectic tastes in electronic music. His band Du Tonc will also release their new single at the end of June 2016 and we’ve got some exciting new talent we’ve just signed to label coming in the 2nd half of the year.

Air Zaire – Love 94 (Mighty Mouse Remix)

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Mighty Mouse returns to the club with a psychedelic piano laden remix for Brooklyn based producer Air Zaire, already gaining support from the likes of Tensnake and Goldroom.

Having spent much of 2015 working on his band Du Tonc and their debut album (now signed to Eskimo Recordings), Mighty Mouse has been carefully refining his own sound and re-affirming his love of disco, techno and electronica.

His remix of Love 94 has spacey synth lines, a 90’s influenced piano riff and a vintage bass groove along with snippet’s of Daniela Cabrera’s haunting vocal. Although distinctly Mighty Mouse, it’s fresh, exciting and taste of what’s to come.

It’s available now exclusively from Beatport for a short time.

Mighty Mouse – Dusk

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Following hot on the heals of ‘Luna’, Nightfilm label is happy to present the second of three new club tracks from Mighty Mouse to be released over the summer. Laden with Balearic spirit, ‘Dusk’ is perfect accompaniment to a sunset. Taking a darker approach the track builds towards an emotional string hook with disco infused drums, a powerful analogue bass and emotive vocal hook. The third track in the series is coming shortly and there is new Du Tonc music on the horizon. A very busy 2nd half of 2015 beckons.

Mighty Mouse – Luna

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Nightfilm label is happy to present the new single from Mighty Mouse released on 20th July 2015. Known for his prolific output, it would seem the last year has been unusually quiet as far as Mighty Mouse releases go. But he’s been as busy as every in the studio working on something quite special that we’ll be revealing later in the summer. He’s also been working hard as one half of Du Tonc who’ve released two singles so far in 2015 on Eskimo Recordings, racking up over half a million plays on soundcloud.

‘Luna’ is a track he started whilst on tour this year in the US, inspired by DJ sets and made for the club, the first in a string of club tracks to come over the next few months. ‘Luna’ is drenched in pianos with snippets of an uplifting vocal and a thumping bass line. It’s hard not to smile to this disco tinged peak time slice of summer.

Du Tonc – Animals

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The slick production partnership between trailblazing producer Mighty Mouse and Matt Van Schie, Du Tonc, set the blogosphere alight once again with their first single for Eskimo Recordings ‘Every Song’, taking them to the top of the Hype Machine chart. Now their follow-up, ‘Animals’, is equally as upbeat and indelible.

Despite having only a handful of releases, Du Tonc have clocked up over a million plays and each bowled into the Hype Machine top 10. They exploded onto the scene in 2013, and are currently putting the finishing touches to their debut album for 2015.

We started ‘Animals’ somewhere between Los Angeles and San Francisco, California definitely has an impact on our music. We’ve achieved a lifelong ambition of putting animal noises in a song and nothing will ever beat that feeling.” Du Tonc on Animals

Du Tonc are Matt Van Schie and Mighty Mouse, a heady disco tinged partnership that came about during a chance encounter in the basement of the smoky Parisian ‘Social Club’ where both were playing back in 2010 and as they say, the rest is history.

A regular in the Hype Machine top 10 scoring countless number ones, Mighty Mouse quickly became an online star putting his unique touch to tracks by Gorillaz, Madonna, Gill Scott Heron, Prince, Kate Bush and his now infamous re work of ABBA. Press and peers alike lauded Mighty Mouse’s Disco Circus compilation series, with Mixmag putting the first two volumes in their top 10 compilations of the year.

Matt Van Schie is a founding member and current guitarist and bass player for Sydney band Van She. The last decade have seen Van She go from strength to strength, supporting the likes of Phoenix and Daft Punk, thrusting themselves upon a myriad of festivals, headlining their own tours and racking up an abundance of fans along the way.

Du Tonc – Animals

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The slick production partnership between trailblazing producer Mighty Mouse and Matt Van Schie, Du Tonc, set the blogosphere alight once again with their first single for Eskimo Recordings ‘Every Song’, taking them to the top of the Hype Machine chart. Now their follow-up, ‘Animals’, is equally as upbeat and indelible.

Despite having only a handful of releases, Du Tonc have clocked up over a million plays and each bowled into the Hype Machine top 10. They exploded onto the scene in 2013, and are currently putting the finishing touches to their debut album for 2015.

We started ‘Animals’ somewhere between Los Angeles and San Francisco, California definitely has an impact on our music. We’ve achieved a lifelong ambition of putting animal noises in a song and nothing will ever beat that feeling.” Du Tonc on Animals

Mighty Mouse – Ghetto Heaven

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Here’s a new Mighty Mouse track, called “Ghetto Heaven”, which is available as a free download below. It’s one of series of tracks that he’s been making for his DJ sets and he’ll be giving away. His new single ‘Wunder’ will also be dropping later this month.

I’ve been making tracks for my DJ sets, edits and originals. I’ve always wanted to do something with this vocal, it’s a classic and fits well into the early part of my set, especially when I’m doing 6 hours at XOYO on 20th February. Thought I’d share a few of them with people” Mighty Mouse on Ghetto Heaven.

In case you missed them, Mighty Mouse just remixed Satin Jacket’s new single ‘Shine On You’ on Eskimo Recordings and his new single for Du Tonc dropped a week ago.

Du Tonc – Every Song

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Hype Machine’s One To Watch for 2014 Du Tonc continue their rise to success with their fifth single, ‘Every Song’ on Eskimo Recordings.

Du Tonc is the hotly tipped act consisting of Matt Van Schie of Van She fame and London producer Mighty Mouse. They exploded onto the scene with their debut single ‘Darkness’ in 2013 and after recording a cover of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘I’m On Fire’ they spent the rest of 2014 writing, recording and putting together the live show.

With early support from The Magician, Mark Ronson and Tensnake, their few releases have clocked up over a million plays and each bowled into the Hype Machine top 10. ‘Every Song’ promises another future classic using their consistent formula of potent vocals, delicate licks of synths and effortless guitar melodies, all abundant with the flair of the 80s.

This was a labour of love, we kept coming back to it, leaving it, coming back to it for a year. But despite this we never got tired of listening to it, that’s when we realised it was something special to us and had a timeless feeling to it. It’s full of emotion and power.” Du Tonc on Every Song.

Out now on Eskimo Recordings. Get it here.